Adelophryne adiastola


Taxonomy [top]

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Scientific Name: Adelophryne adiastola
Species Authority: Hoogmoed and Lescure, 1984

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Ariadne Angulo, Javier Icochea, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species can be found in Yapima, Departamento Vaupes, and Leticia, Departamento Amazonas, Colombia, to Quebrada Vasquez, north side of lower Río Tahuayo, Departamento Loreto, Peru. Its elevation is below 200m asl.
Colombia; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: It is common in Colombia and uncommon in Peru.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a terrestrial species of primary and secondary lowland tropical moist. The breeding habitat is not known. It is not known if it can adapt to significantly modified habitats.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to the species. There is some localized habitat loss to different human activities such as agriculture (crops, livestock etc.), but its range is in an area of low human impact.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species might occur in Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, Peru; and in Parque Nacional Natural Amacayacu and El Pure National Park, Colombia.

Bibliography [top]

Duellman, W.E. and Mendelson III, J.R. 1995. Amphibians and reptiles from northern Departamento Loreto, Peru: Taxonomy and Biogeography. Science Bulletin. Nat. His. Mus. Univ. Kansas: 329-376.

Instituto Nacional de Recursos Naturales (INRENA). 2000. Mapa de areas naturales protegidas del Peru.

IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.

Lynch, J.D. 1986. New species of minute leptodactylid frogs from the Andes of Ecuador and Peru. Journal of Herpetology: 423-431.

Rodríguez, L.O. and Duellman, W.E. 1994. Guide to the frogs of the Iquitos region, Amazonian Peru. Asocacion de Ecologia y Conservacion, Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research and Natural History Museum, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M., Ardila-Robayo, M.C. and Lynch, J.D. 1996. Lista actualizada de la fauna de Amphibia de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 20(77): 365-415.

Citation: Ariadne Angulo, Javier Icochea, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Adelophryne adiastola. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 01 April 2015.
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